MOTHER EARTH NEWS: August/September 2014

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MOTHER EARTH NEWS: August/September 2014 

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Lifestyles of the Self-Sufficient
These three inspiring stories from our 2014 Homesteaders of the Year prove that you can reject the “rat race” and build a more sustainable, satisfying life.


Best Summer Cover Crops
Sow these four fast-growing, weed-suppressing soil builders in any patch possible, even during your prime gardening season.

DIY Produce Storage Bins
Make a set of stackable vegetable crates out of cedar fence boards to create storage containers that move easily from garden or market to pantry or basement.